Goldsmiths workers join national strike

A united strike today by staff at all levels of Higher Education, involving members of the University and College Union, Unison and Unite (with support too from students). Pay is the main grievance, with university staff experiencing a 13% pay cut in real terms over the last four years. It was well supported at Goldsmiths in ...

Winter Warmer Supper Club, November 8th

New venue No57 Loampit Hill is already getting interesting

Self Defence – Urban Krav Maga Classes near Brockley


The good people of Brockley

Rachel writes:I don't know how else to do this, but I'd like to thank the three men who picked up my partner and cared for him while the ambulance arrived after he suffered a brain haemorrhage on Wickham Road on Monday. They also locked his bike up safely which I retrieved today.I am incredibly grateful ...

New Affordable Sewing Sessions at The White Room

Mayor calls in Convoys Wharf

The Mayor of London has called-in the £1 billion plan to redevelop Convoys Wharf in Deptford after the developer Hutchison Whampoa lost patience with Lewisham Council over the protracted decision-making process. Building Design reports:Hutchison Whampoa lost patience with the local authority, accusing it of making “unreasonable and unwarranted” demands and of pushing the scheme’s viability ...

Johnson caves in to Convoys Wharf Developers

The plans by Hutchison Whampoa to redevelop the former Royal Dockyard site on the Deptford riverfront at Convoys Wharf have been widely criticised. Essentially they offer an identikit riverside tower block scheme with cursory social housing and little reference to the site's rich history, not to mention a huge impact on the local transport, health ...

Great Storm of 27/28th October 2013 – Really?

London Firework Displays 2013